A Blackberry CEO is speaking out on Net Neutrality — or rather, on an issue that isn’t mentioned in Net Neutrality, but that he thinks should be. As you may know if you own a mobile device, some apps are available only on some platforms,...Show More Summary
CEO John Chen's proposal sparks ridicule, including one person who compares it to forcing Disney to release "Frozen" on Laser Disc. read more
The App Store and Google Play both have more than 1.4 million apps available for download, while Windows Phone and BlackBerry owners are used to a much smaller selection of apps. That’s exactly what BlackBerry CEO John Chen finds discriminatory, so he wants US legislators to force developers to create apps for the failed BlackBerry platform. [...]
BlackBerry CEO John Chen: Unfortunately, not all content and applications providers have embraced openness and neutrality. Unlike BlackBerry, which allows iPhone users to download and use our BBM service, Apple does not allow BlackBerry or Android users to download Apple’s iMessage messaging service. Show More Summary
If you hadn't noticed, BlackBerry isn't doing so well in the company's battle to maintain relevance in a mobile ecosystem dominated by Apple and Google. While the company maintains a small but vocal component of fans, efforts to launch...Show More Summary
BlackBerry has jumped into the debate on net neutrality the way that BlackBerry does just about everything these days: ass-backwards. Last night, BlackBerry CEO John Chen wrote a blog post that contorted the standard definition of net...Show More Summary
BlackBerry is doing its best to mount a comeback in the face of overwhelming competition from iOS and Android devices. The BlackBerry Classic is a step in the right direction, but the fact remains that app support is a huge problem, and porting apps...
Amidst the hoopla of Microsoft's Windows 10 event yesterday, I missed a thoughtful letter posted on the BlackBerry blog. CEO John Chen penned it, sharing his thoughts with the FCC on…
BlackBerry CEO John Chen yesterday published a blog post adaptation of a letter in which he presses U.S. government officials to support not only net neutrality but also "application/content neutrality". In Chen's view, all apps andShow More Summary
Netflix is also violating BlackBerry's version of net neutrality, CEO says.
You've certainly heard of net neutrality. Now John Chen, BlackBerry's CEO, is pushing what some are calling app neutrality. In a blog post adapted from a letter sent to members of U.S. Congress, Chen puts forward an unorthodox and somewhat...Show More Summary
Comparing the net neutrality debate to the expansion of railroads in the 20th century, BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Tuesday called for authorities to force companies such as Apple and Netflix to make their services available to all consumers, regardless of platform.
BlackBerry CEO John S. Chen penned a blog post concerning net neutrality. Chen does not think the FCC should reclassify broadband under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. He believes the FCC can come up with other ways to ensure an open, competitive market. Show More Summary
Opinion: BlackBerry CEO John Chen has revealed some interesting thoughts on net neutrality, touching on what the definition of the term should encapsulate. And he reckons developers should be mandated to build applications for all mobile operating systems.
Microsoft reveals the future, with Windows 10, HoloLens, Cortana, and Spartan, BlackBerry wants app neutrality, Twitter launches While You Were Away, The Elder Scrolls Online is set free, and LittleBigPlanet does Game Of Thrones. Microsoft Reveals The Future Microsoft has revealed a host of details regarding its plans for the future. Show More Summary
Head-in-the-Sand CEO John Chen demands that ALL app makers be LEGALLY OBLIGATED to create a Blackberry version whenever they create an iOS or Android app CEO John Chen at his "Sand Desk" Back in 2012, we laid out a clear strategy for...Show More Summary
Blackberry Ltd. CEO John Chen has today called on Congress to implement “Application Neutrality,” a proposal that would legally force app makers to provide a version of their apps that would work on Blackberry devices. A perhaps mentally unhinged Chen argues … Continue reading ?
BlackBerry CEO John Chen not only weighed in on net neutrality, but used the opportunity to propose 'app neutrality' as well. In other words, that Apple, for example, be mandated to make iMessage for BlackBerry. From the BlackBerry blog: Unfortunately, not all content and applications providers have embraced openness and neutrality. Show More Summary
At this point, BlackBerry and Windows Phone fans are probably used to having a much smaller selection of apps than their counterparts on iOS and Android smartphones. In fact, diehard devotees of BlackBerry and Windows Phone, which both...Show More Summary